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Old 12-13-2007, 11:20 PM   #1
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Default Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

I've noticed that especially on Stein's power rankings, and the MVP rankings on NBA.com they always make raps fans look bad. There are bad fans who probably send dumb comments to these people, but they always pick the dumbest one, make sure it's from a Raptors fan, and then put it on their website. Ridiculous:
http://www.nba.com/racetothemvp_mailbag_071213.html
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"I can’t believe you have people like Carlos Boozer, Dwight Howard, Yao Ming and Kevin Garnett on the list, but not Chris Bosh. He is as good, if not better than all three of those guys."
- Robbie in Canada
taken from the race to mvp mailbag on nba.com.

comon' gimme a break, only an idiot would say this.
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Old 12-13-2007, 11:44 PM   #2
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Default Re: Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

I was talking with my brother the other day and I brought up Raptors fans. He said that they are all dumb asses and their millions of them. I think it's a pretty true statement.
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Old 12-13-2007, 11:46 PM   #3
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I was talking with my brother the other day and I brought up Raptors fans. He said that they are all dumb asses and their millions of them. I think it's a pretty true statement.
obviously there are millions of them considering there is only one NBA team in Canada. There are millions of Rockets fans too, does that make them idiots?
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Old 12-14-2007, 12:01 AM   #4
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Because the Canadian Dollar is more than the US.
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Old 12-14-2007, 12:25 AM   #5
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Default Re: Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

It seems like every team has a plethora of dumbasses supporting them. It's kind of inevitable. Raptors fans are just average people... with a greater appreciation for socialism than most Americans.:)

Bosh is not playing like an MVP candidate so far this season, but he keeps getting banged up. When (if? ) he gets fully healthy and durable, he might make his way into the rankings.

BTW, Chris Bosh is third in All-Star voting for EC Forwards, behind only KG and Lyndon Baines Johnson.
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Old 12-14-2007, 12:29 AM   #6
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Default Re: Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

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I'm glad someone else is making that joke. I think the Raptors fans get a bad rap mainly because there's tons of them, they're vocal, and if you say a single bad thing about the Raptors (whether it's true or not) will jump down your throat defending their team, even if it's something as dumb as "I don't think Derrick Martin should be on an NBA roster." It's not all of them, but they do act as a collective.
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Old 12-14-2007, 12:40 AM   #7
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I'm glad someone else is making that joke. I think the Raptors fans get a bad rap mainly because there's tons of them, they're vocal, and if you say a single bad thing about the Raptors (whether it's true or not) will jump down your throat defending their team, even if it's something as dumb as "I don't think Derrick Martin should be on an NBA roster." It's not all of them, but they do act as a collective.
Most people don't make that joke because it's kind of lame, and many people don't really get it. I find it funny though.

And Darrick Martin robbed Dirk Nowitski BLIND last night He still has some use so long as he does hilarious s#it like that.
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Old 12-14-2007, 01:36 AM   #8
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Default Re: Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

I'm going to go with the very obvious answer here...

Because the Raps fans keep giving them material to work with.
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Old 12-14-2007, 01:38 AM   #9
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Default Re: Why does NBA.com/ESPN always have to make Raps fans look bad?

Because Canadians are idiots.
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Old 12-14-2007, 01:45 AM   #10
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It seems like every team has a plethora of dumbasses supporting them. It's kind of inevitable. Raptors fans are just average people... with a greater appreciation for socialism than most Americans.:)

Bosh is not playing like an MVP candidate so far this season, but he keeps getting banged up. When (if? ) he gets fully healthy and durable, he might make his way into the rankings.

BTW, Chris Bosh is third in All-Star voting for EC Forwards, behind only KG and Lyndon Baines Johnson.

barring a miracle, Bosh is only gonna get to the ASG by coaches vote.
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Old 12-14-2007, 02:03 AM   #11
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barring a miracle, Bosh is only gonna get to the ASG by coaches vote.
Heh, he has all of Canada to support him and he still won't get more votes than KG or LBJ.
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Old 12-14-2007, 02:10 AM   #12
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I'm going to go with the very obvious answer here...

Because the Raps fans keep giving them material to work with.

And I will go with the obvious rebuttal...

Lakers Fans, Knicks Fans aren't giving them the exact same material?

In general, ESPN as a whole, has a bias against Canadian sports teams, the Raptors constantly get destroyed by ESPN despite making numerous positive steps in the past few years.
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Heh, he has all of Canada to support him and he still won't get more votes than KG or LBJ.

You realize that California has a bigger population then all of Canada, or too ignorant?

It doesn't matter that it's all of Canada, especially when Canada only has approximately 1/10th the population of the United States.
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Heh, he has all of Canada to support him and he still won't get more votes than KG or LBJ.

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You realize that California has a bigger population then all of Canada, or too ignorant?

It doesn't matter that it's all of Canada, especially when Canada only has approximately 1/10th the population of the United States.

LOL
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obviously there are millions of them considering there is only one NBA team in Canada. There are millions of Rockets fans too, does that make them idiots?


As in they are all idiots. When some one says that all Raptors fans are idiots, than adds that there are a million. It doesn't apply to all other teams. You have no logic.
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